Here's where to get low cost and free bead catalogs by mail. Imagine getting an actual catalog that shows you tons of jewelry making and beading supplies!
A lot of bead suppliers no longer publish an actual catalog. Instead they have an online catalog.
Listed below are five online bead stores who still publish a jewelry making supplies catalog.
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Offers an incredible selection of jewelry making supplies with an inventory of over 75,000 items. All products can be combined for a quantity discount. Free Catalog Request
Costs range from $5 - $20 and prices are subject to change. Some of the bead suppliers offer a gift certificate worth the cost of the catalog, making them almost free.
Offers a full range of jewelry making supplies with an emphasis on Native American or southwestern jewelry findings and jewelry making beads. They sell rough for a few gemstones like turquoise and coral. I could not locate a specific catalog request page. But my catalog was shipped with my order and did not cost me at that time. Catalog Request
Offers high quality jewelry findings, jewelry tools and more
in small wholesale quantities.
If you make jewelry in quantities to sell your jewelry it's a good place to shop because they carry some hard to find findings in unplated, non-tarnishing metal that other suppliers don't.
This catalog is free when purchasing $50 or more and you request it at the time of purchase, otherwise there is a minimal charge. Catalog Request
Offers just about everything there is to buy in the world of jewelry making. They have three separate catalogs. They market primarily to professional jewelers, so the hobbyist jewelry maker will find some very high quality jewelry making supplies - gemstones, cabochons, beads, packaging and display supplies. Catalog Request
Offers a wide range of jewelry making supplies, beads, beading tools, stringing materials and classes. They claim to have the world's largest selection of beads, and with over 1,400 mixtures of beads to choose from. Judging from their website they might be right! Catalog Request
Remember, over time prices may change. Please check with the bead supplier for current catalog pricing.
A catalog is a wonderful resource. They contain pictures and information about a wide range of bead and jewelry making supplies...
Catalogs make excellent reference books.
You discover helpful new beading supplies, jewelry making tools and equipment. This is how I often find out about jewelry findings that I didn't even know existed. Very helpful!
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